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APA Referencing Guide: Journal & News Articles

Reference List

Author Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of article. Journal Title, Volume(Issue), Page/s.
Watson, T. (2014). Customer service in libraries: Best practices. Australian Library Journal, 63(2), 170-171.

 

In-text

(Author Surname, Year) 
(Watson, 2014) 

Note: If you use the CITE/CITATION function you may need to edit the reference to align with NMTafe's practice

A journal is a scholarly periodical aimed at researchers or specialists, while magazines are aimed at the general public. Some examples of magazines are Wheels, Gardening Australia and National Geographic.

Reference List

Author Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of article. Journal TitleVolume(Issue). Page/s. http://xxxx

Brewster, D., & Morris, P. S. (2015). Indigenous child health: Are we making progress? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(1), 40-47. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/jpc.12807

In-text

(Author Surname, Year) OR (Author Surname, Year, Page/s)
(Brewster & Morris, 2015)  OR  (Brewster & Morris, 2015, p. 45)

Cochrane Library does not have a built-in citation generator. You may use the following template for citing articles found using this database. To find the issue and page ranges, you will need to view the PDF (click PDF and then Full PDF on the left).

CochraneTemplate APA Reference

Author Last Name, Author Initials. (Date). Title of article. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. DOI

Sample APA Citations for the Cochrane Database

Chunhu Shi, Dumville, J., Cullum, N., Rhodes, S., McInnes, E., En Lin Goh, Norman, G., (2021). Beds, overlays and mattresses for preventing and treating pressure ulcers: an overview of Cochrane Reviews and network meta-analysis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviewshttps://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013761.pub2

Chunhu Shi, Dumville, J., Cullum, N., Rhodes, S., McInnes, E., En Lin Goh, Norman, G., (2021).  Foam surfaces for preventing pressure ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviewshttps://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013621.pub2

Gillespie, B.M., Walker R.M., Latimer, S.L., Thalib, L., Whitty, J.A., McInnes, E., Chaboyer, W.P. (2020).  Repositioning for pressure injury prevention in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviewshttps://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009958.pub3

Remember Best Practice is to reference from the main source documents - if there is a link from Cochrane out to PubMed and PubMed has the citation for this document then go with that citation.

You can always mention that the Systematic Review or Randomised Control Trial is also published in the Cochrane Library.  For example - The link below will take you to the Cochrane page for the article see if you can find the link to PubMed and then find the APA citation tool.  If you need help with this contact the library.

Topical Almond Oil for Prevention of Pressure Injuries: a Single-Blinded Comparison Study. Cochrane Central Register of
Controlled Trialshttps://www.cochranelibrary.com/central/doi/10.1002/central/CN-02120665/full

The PubMed APA reference for this article is:

Borzou, S. R., Amiri, S., Azizi, A., Tapak, L., Rahimi Bashar, F., & Moradkhani, S. (2020). Topical Almond Oil for Prevention of Pressure Injuries: A Single-Blinded Comparison Study. Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society47(4), 336–342. https://doi.org/10.1097/WON.0000000000000648

A journal is a scholarly periodical aimed at researchers or specialists, while magazines are aimed at the general public. Some examples of magazines are Wheels, Gardening Australia and National Geographic.

The Month (or season) of publication is included after the year.

Magazine Article in Print

Reference List
Author Surname, Initial. (Year, Month). Title of article. Magazine TitleVolume(Issue), Page/s.
Cox, K. (2019, Autumn). Conservation time capsules. Wildlife Australia56(1), 24–26. 

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)  OR  (Author Surname, Year, Page/s) 
(Cox, 2019)   OR   (Cox, 2019, p. 25).

 

Magazine Article Online

Reference List
Author Surname, Initial. (Year, Month). Title of article. Magazine TitleVolume(Issue), Page/s. http://xxxx

Cox, K. (2019, Autumn). Conservation time capsules. Wildlife Australia56(1), 24–26. http://search.ebscohost.com.elogin02.dtwd.wa.gov.au/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,url,cpid&custid=s1241971&db=anh&AN=135416119&site=ehost-live

In-text

(Author Surname, Year) OR (Author Surname, Year, Page/s) 
(Cox, 2019)   OR   (Cox, 2019, p. 25)

For online newspapers that require paid subscriptions see Personal Communications 

Newspaper Article with an author

Reference List
Author Surname, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Newspaper Title. Page/s. 
Tillett, A. (2018, May 9). Australians encouraged to age at home. The Australian Financial Review, 5-7.

In-text
(Author Surname, Year, Page/s)
(Tillett, 2018, p. 5)

 

Newspaper Article without an author

Reference List
Title of article. (Year, Month Day). Newspaper Title. Page/s.

Economics nudging people away from war. (2017, December 16). The Age, 33.

In-text
("Title of article", Year, Page/s)
("Economics Nudging", 2018, p. 33) 

Newspaper Article from a website or library database

Reference List
Author Surname, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Newspaper Title. https://xxxx

Eden, P. (2006, Aug 26). Climate report leaves me cold. The Daily Telegraph. https://search-proquest-com.elogin02.dtwd.wa.gov.au/docview/321352258/ABFEDDEBCE3C4348PQ/3?accountid=35887

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)

(Eden, 2006) 

Newspaper Article with an Editor/s

Author Surname, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Newspaper Title. https://xxxx

McCullough,D. & Curtis, K. (Eds.) (2019, November 11). Climate link to bushfires riles deputy PM. The Australian. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/climate-link-to-bushfires-riles-deputy-pm/news-story/24347471da9f129c81d76c91b5c5c277

In-text

(Author Surname, Year)

(McCullough & Curtis, 2019)

Note: The name of the newspaper has capitals and is italicised ie. The Australian Financial Review as per the first example.

          In-text - shorten long article titles, use all capitals for each word and enclose in double quotation marks as per the second example.